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Survey of World History II - HIST 1112

Description

A survey of world history from 1500 to modern times.


Name Office Phone Email
Harry Akoh Atlanta Metropolitan State College
404-756-4716hakoh@atlm.edu
Anita Anderson Georgia Gwinnett College
aanderson32@ggc.edu
Haider Bhuiyan University of North Georgia
706-310-6254haider.bhuiyan@ung.edu
Renee Bricker University of North Georgia
706-864-1905renee.bricker@ung.edu
Michelle Brock University of North Georgia
706-864-1522michelle.brock@ung.edu
Edward "Ted" Butler Albany State University
229-317-6807edward.butler@asurams.edu
Ashleigh Dean Gordon State College
678-359-5395adean@gordonstate.edu
Jayme Feagin Georgia Highlands College
678-469-3747jfeagin@highlands.edu
Michael Kirkland Bainbridge State College
229-248-2560mkirkland@bainbridge.edu
Erik Love University of North Georgia
770-841-4161Erik.Love@ung.edu
Laura Mullins University of North Georgia
706-864-1771laura.mullins@ung.edu
Tracie Provost Middle Georgia State University
478-934-3033tracie.provost@mga.edu
Lisa Pryor Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
229-391-5156lseibert@abac.edu
Pamela T. Roseman Georgia Perimeter College
678-644-8933pamroseman46@gmail.com
Jess Alan Usher Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
229-391-5415jusher@abac.edu
Gary Van Valen University of West Georgia
678-839-6489gvanvale@westga.edu
Colleen Vasconcellos University of West Georgia
678-839-6032cvasconc@westga.edu
Hongjie Wang Georgia Southern University
912-344-3130hongjiewang@georgiasouthern.edu
Christopher Ward Clayton State University
678-466-4811ChristopherWard@clayton.edu
Frank Winters Gordon State College
678-359-5396fwinters@gordonstate.edu
3

Credit Hours


Prerequisites

  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Textbook

  • No textbook. Readings are embedded inside the course.

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Students will be able to identify, discuss, and make connections between key moments, themes, and individuals in the modern world since 1500.
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze how the factors of race, class, gender, and ethnicity shaped the modern world since 1500.
  • Students will be able to recognize instances of collaboration and resistance with the dominant political systems.
  • Students will be able to generate a carefully constructed and persuasive historical interpretation in an essay that shows understanding of the developments across political and/or social boundaries.
  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Geographies of Power
  • Unit 2: Intellectual Change from the 15th to 17th Century
  • Unit 3: Comparative Expansion
  • Unit 4: Political & Intellectual Change in the 19th Century
  • Unit 5: Industrial Revolution
  • Unit 6: Imperialism
  • Unit 7: Global Wars & Change in the 20th Century
  • Unit 8: Decolonization, Independence, & Post-Cold War

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Discussions – 30%
  • Quizzes – 30%
  • Essays – 10%
  • Midterm Exam – 15%
  • Final Exam – 15%
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